Tulsa, OK Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
25,300
Total Crimes
6,298.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
154.30%
Above National Average
284 out of 290
In Oklahoma
9,601 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Tulsa, OK?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Tulsa is 6,298.2 per 100,000 people. That's 154.30% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 92.19% higher than the Oklahoma total crime rate of 3,277.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Tulsa SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9

How Does Tulsa Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Tulsa
/ 100k People
Oklahoma
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 25,300 6,298.2 3,277.1 2,476.7
Murder 55 13.7 6.7 5.0
Robbery 718 178.7 59.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2,850 709.5 307.9 250.2
Violent Crime 3,964 986.8 431.8 366.7
Burglary 4,846 1,206.4 671.7 340.5
Larceny 13,457 3,350.0 1,835.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 3,033 755.0 338.1 219.9
Property Crime 21,336 5,311.4 2,845.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Tulsa

3,964.0
Violent Crimes
986.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
169.10%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 101.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Tulsa each year. That compares to a 1 in 231.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Tulsa is 986.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 169.10% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 128.54% higher than the Oklahoma violent crime rate of 431.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Tulsa

21,336.0
Property Crimes
5,311.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
151.74%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 18.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Tulsa each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Tulsa is 5,311.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 151.74% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 86.67% higher than the Oklahoma property crime rate of 2,845.3 per 100,000 people.

Tulsa Crime Compared To Oklahoma Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Oklahoma.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Tulsa

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Broken Arrow, OK 110,480 2,115 1,914.4 1,789.5 124.9
Owasso, OK 37,654 862 2,289.3 2,076.8 212.5
Bixby, OK 28,383 431 1,518.5 1,412.8 105.7
Jenks, OK 24,264 325 1,339.4 1,228.2 111.3
Sapulpa, OK 20,888 603 2,886.8 2,609.2 277.7
Sand Springs, OK 20,024 900 4,494.6 4,384.7 109.9
Glenpool, OK 14,356 377 2,626.1 2,082.8 543.3
Coweta, OK 10,016 158 1,577.5 1,347.8 229.6
Collinsville, OK 7,271 83 1,141.5 990.2 151.3
Catoosa, OK 6,975 456 6,537.6 5,992.8 544.8
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